taxiway


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tax·i·way

 (tăk′sē-wā′)
n.
A usually paved strip at an airport for use by aircraft in taxiing to and from a runway.

taxiway

(ˈtæksɪˌweɪ)
n
(Aeronautics) a marked path along which aircraft taxi to or from a runway, parking area, etc. Also called: taxi strip or peritrack

tax•i•way

(ˈtæk siˌweɪ)

n.
any surface area of an airport used for taxiing airplanes, as to and from a runway.
[1930–35]

taxiway

A specially prepared or designated path on an airfield for the use of taxiing aircraft.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.taxiway - a paved surface in the form of a strip; used by planes taxiing to or from the runway at an airport
airfield, flying field, landing field, field - a place where planes take off and land
paved surface - a level horizontal surface covered with paving material
Translations

taxiway

[ˈtæksɪweɪ] N (Aer) → pista f de rodaje

taxiway

[ˈtæksɪˌweɪ] n (Aer) → pista di rullaggio
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Airside issues would be addressed with the construction of new taxiways, aircraft parking and the extension of Naia's secondary runway.
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Kochi/Mumbai: An Air India Express (AIE) aircraft carrying 102 passengers and six crew members on-board veered off the taxiway at Kochi airport after it arrived from Abu Dhabi early on Tuesday morning.
Air India Express issued a statement that said: "During heavy rain last night at about 2:40 IST, while entering the bay from the taxiway at Kochi, our aircraft, a Boeing 737-800, skidded off the taxiway and the wheels got stuck in a storm water drain on the side of the taxiway opposite the International airport terminal.
FAA said in a statement the Airbus A320 was cleared for landing on runway 28R, however, the pilot "inadvertently" lined up for Taxiway C that runs parallel to the runway that the aircraft was supposed to land on.
In the past, the sheer number of vehicles wanting to cross the taxiway led to significant delays, so the airport considered building a tunnel under the taxiway.
The Taxiway Zulu and Terminal 2 Apron scope was previously covered by two separate projects during the recently completed feasibility design phase, for which Jacobs completed the Taxiway Zulu program and another international design consultant the Terminal 2 Apron component.
Delta, the new taxiway will allow the aircraft exit the runaway after landing making it possible for other aircraft to land or take-off.
The project promises to cut the taxiway time taken both during take- off and landing and also reduce fuel consumption by almost 30 per cent in both these operations.
For those of you not familiar with the Mayport airfield layout, taxiway B connects the runway to the parallel taxiway and taxiway C connects the parallel taxiway to the line area.
In order to address that change, Huntsville began a four-phase project to improve its two runways: first work on the west runway, the east runway, the west runway taxiway system and finally the east runway taxiway system.
Minister of Transport and Aviation Dawood Ali Najafi said the taxiway would be completed in one year to International Civil Aviation Organisation (ICAO) standards.